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Mar 30, 2013 7:00pm EDT
understand the change that andrew jackson brought to the white house? the first westerner. we have virginia presidents from the old south before that. he grew up in the frontier. the change is enormous. socially, the change is enormous. he is not of the old planter class of the south that previous presidents had been from. not like a newly linder either. he brings different values and the french ambitions to the white house. was a widowgh he the president, the ghost of his wife, over the white house during his years there. why is that? >> she was the woman of his life. he loved her. when she died just a few months before he was inaugurated, he was a rest. he spent all of his time thinking about her and her memory and having her portraits in his bedroom so he could think of her. it really changed the way the first administration wins. >> we need to go into the campaign of 1822 understand the presidency. 1828 was the year of what? how did it change? >> it was the first time we did not have a majority of electors. the whole election was given over to the house of representatives. we had these
CSPAN
Mar 25, 2013 9:00pm EDT
biography of rachael jackson. understand the amount of change that kantor jackson brought to washington. >> -- andrew jackson brought to washington. >> he is the first westerner. we have va. presidents before that. jackson is somebody completely different. he grew up in the frontier. the change is enormous. socially, the change is enormous. --n though he is a planter, he was not like a new england int -- new englanders island -- either. he brought very different values and very different ambitions. >> even though he was awaited -- would president. >> she was the one of his life. a few months, at before he went to be inaugurated, and he was bereft. he spent all of his time thinking about her and her memory and having her pictures, portraits in the bedroom. it really changed. >> we need to delve into the campaign of 1828 to understand the presidency. -- how did itr of change? >> it was the first time we did not have the majority of electors. the election was given over to the house of representatives. he'll have these multiple competing factions in the house of representatives. you have c
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2013 9:00pm EST
in which she followed her thought pattern wherever she went. she changes topics in her letters. it starts out with a political statement about why the southerners favored slavery and are still doing a rebellion against the tyranny. and she questions that. and then she goes on and in the middle of a paragraph, remember the ladies. and then goes on further to suggest that if china did not like this idea -- if john did not like this idea, it was a remarkable thing because he was in a position to do something. he was on the committee that was drafting a declaration of independence. he could have made a move for women's rights. it is remarkable that she did suggest that. >> give us a sense of the role women have in society. they could not vote. how could women be influential? >> it is much more subtle. in the same way -- many times, a decision is made, people think that the husband makes the decision. there is a kitchen table discussion that goes on before that. in the adams household, there were a lot of kitchen table discussions between john and abigail. i the deal may not have been more --
CSPAN
Mar 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
changes topics in her letters very many times, and so it starts out with a political statement about why these southerners can favor slavery and still be, doing a rebellion against a tyranny. >> and she questions that? >> and she questions that. and then she moves on and, in the middle of a paragraph, remember the ladies statement. you guess on still further to the just that if john didn't like this idea, actually, it was remarkable thing, because he was actually in a position to do something, to make a change, because he was on the committee that was drafting the decoration of independence, so he actually could have made it move for women's rights at that time, and it is remarkable she did suggest that. >> give us a sense of what powers women had in society at that time. >> i mean, they could not publish under their own names. they could not vote. how could women be influential? >> i think it is much more subtle thing. in the same way that, if a decision -- many times a decision ismated even today, and people think that the husband makes the decision, well, there is a kitchen table disc
CSPAN
Mar 23, 2013 7:00pm EDT
it was called the president's house for some time. do you know when it changed its name to the white house? >> teddy roosevelt. at the beginning of the 20th century formally changed the name to the more informal white house. ironically at the very same time that his wife was taking the house back to it's more formal federal style inside. >> is it true that some of the exterior was painted white after the fire from the british to cover some of the scorch marks, so that's when it began to look white? >> it was informally referred to. the man on the street didn't refer to it as the executive mansion, but t.r. made it official. >> let's go to a call from katherine in rockville, maryland, hi, katherine. >> hi. what was -- ring was she, was louisa ever violated or were her rights ever violated and what did she do about it? >> were her rights ever violated? what are you thinking of? things like l or her speaking out for what she believed in. >> ok, well, this is a great question to talk about what role and i'll ask both of you, women really had in society at this point of time in america. >> wel
CSPAN
Mar 18, 2013 9:00pm EDT
the presidents house for some time. do you know when it changed its name to the white house? >> teddy roosevelt. the beginning of the 20th century. toformally changed the main the more informal white house. at the same time that his wife is taking the house back to its more formal style and side. >> is it true that some of the exterior was painted white after the fire from the british, to cover scorch marks? that is when it began. >> it was informally referred to -- the man on the street did not refer to it as the executive mansion. teddy roosevelt made it official. >> a call from catherine in rockville, maryland. was louisadering, worker rights ever violated and wanted to do about it? >> what are you thinking of? herocial or things like speaking out for what she believed in. >> this is a great restaurant to talk about what role women really had in society at this point in time in america. she is not political, she is not speaking out politically the way that abigail did with her husband. public political figure speaking out on these things. she has her own private views on some things. her vie
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